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‘West Side Story’ review: Lyric’s grand revival proves there’s a place for musical theater at ...

Chicago Sun-Times 04 Jun 2023
Kanisha Feliciano plays Maria opposite Ryan McCartan as Tony in Lyric Opera’s “West Side Story.” © Todd Rosenberg Photography ... In 2019, Lyric Opera of Chicago presented a new staging of this enduring masterpiece, a co-production with the Houston Grand Opera and Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, New York ... Lyric Opera House, 20 N.

‘West Side Story’ at Lyric Opera: Show choreography stands the test of time

Chicago Sun-Times 30 May 2023
Lyric Opera of Chicago — ‘West Side Story’ When ... Lyric Opera House, 20 N ... Robbins’ now-legendary choreography will be front and center in June as the Lyric Opera of Chicago revives its 2019 staging — a co-production with the Houston Grand Opera and Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown, New York.

3 Redneck Tenors to bring music, comedy to Lee Performing Arts Center

The Baytown Sun 22 May 2023
The 3 Redneck Tenors are coming to the Lee College Performing Arts Center at 7.30 p.m ... It’s not all classical, though ... I’ve never seen another show like it.” ... Matthew Lord has performed with major opera companies across the U.S., from Houston and Dallas to New York, Washington and San Francisco ... and international opera companies ... ....

Best Bets: La traviata, Oedipus Rex and Serial Killers

Houston Press 18 May 2023
when Houston Grand Opera brings their 2022-2023 season-opening production of La traviata to Hermann Park ... The Houston Symphony – joined by the Houston Symphony Chorus, five vocalists and actor Kyle MacLachlan – will close their season a performance of Igor Stravinsky’s 1927 opera ...

Background of Granbury Opera House: Thank you, Mr. Kerr

Hood County News 16 May 2023
Nowadays many people think that the Granbury Opera House just appeared a few years ago ... He erected the Opera House building starting in that same year ... Granbury was a poor community so many of the old buildings had been neglected, especially the Opera House ... The resurrection of the Opera House started immediately.

I am raising Los Angeles Lakers fans…

The Grio 14 May 2023
OPINION. I’ve begun the process of passing down my sports team fandom to my kids. Editor’s note ... Read more opinions on theGrio ... This is why everybody I know who grew up overseas in the 80s and early 90s is up on “General Hospital” and “Guiding Light,” the two soap operas that played on AFN. I vaguely remember watching some Houston Oilers NFL games ... .

Amaro brings The Queen of Tejano to Old Town Theatre

The Huntsville Item 29 Apr 2023
When Amaro moved to Houston in 2013, she was very impressed to see the amount of influence the artist has had as a pioneer and role model ... Thomas in Houston and started performing with local groups while completing her degree in music. She sang for Opera in the Heights, and performed as an extra for the Houston Grand Opera,.

Houston Grand Opera's Salome Seethes With Passion and Madness

Houston Press 29 Apr 2023
Although these adjectives were used to describe the premiere of Richard Strauss' one-act opera masterpiece Salome (1905), adapted from Oscar Wilde's scandalous play, they could equally be applied to the current Houston Grand Opera production from Palau de les Arts Reine Sofia de Valencia ... Salome has always been on the top of my desert island operas.

Salome at Houston Grand Opera: The Corruption of Human Desire

Houston Press 25 Apr 2023
A scandalous opera based on a scandalous play by Oscar WildeSalome — complete with the Dance of the Seven Veils is about to receive a new production courtesy of Houston Grand Opera and according to the opera folks, even in our modern age it's still not suitable for children.  Even if it did start with the Bible (John 6.14-29).

Volcanic and Unique, Tosca at HGO Dazzles With Masterful Singing and a Driving Plot

Houston Press 22 Apr 2023
Houston Grand Opera's penultimate production of its 2022 season certainly has all of these, even though this is the dreary John Caird version, co-produced with Lyric Opera of Chicago, previously seen in 2015 ... This duo ups the ante of Italian verismo, which this opera possesses in spades ... What an opera to paint with music.

Best Bets: Photograph 51, Latin Fest and The Play That Goes Wrong

Houston Press 20 Apr 2023
The political thrills, jealousy and betrayal of Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca, “the first opera of the 20th century,” will come to Houston Grand Opera, in a co-production with Lyric Opera of Chicago, on Friday, April 21, at 7.30 p.m ... better operas in terms of the theatrical experience.

HGO Returns to the Betrayals, Passion and Incredible Music of Puccini's Tosca With Tamara Wilson

Houston Press 17 Apr 2023
This week Wilson will be making her role debut as Floria Tosca in Tosca, the classic tale of love, jealousy, betrayal and death (a lot of death) at Houston Grand Opera in a co-production with the Lyric Opera of Chicago ... Houston Grand Opera is returning to Tosca after its 2010 and ...

Amadeus Chamber Ensemble presents Hallelujah Handel!

Knoxville Daily Sun 14 Apr 2023
Returning after many concerts with the Ensemble are soprano Abigail Santos Villalobos who starred in the world premiere of El Pasado Se Nunca Termina with Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, and San Diego Opera, and Chicago tenor Aaron Short.

Performing Arts Houston's 2023-24 Season Mixes Familiar Friends With New Faces

Houston Press 11 Apr 2023
Much like the age-old wedding tradition, Performing Arts Houston’s freshly announced 2023-24 season combines something old with something new ... Every season, audiences are going to see family programming, music, dance, theater, comedians and speakers,” said Meg Booth, president and CEO of Performing Arts Houston ... KEEP THE HOUSTON PRESS FREE...

Houston Grand Opera in 2023-2024: A Line-up Both Popular and Enterprising

Houston Press 04 Apr 2023
Living up to its name, Houston Grand Opera rolls the dice big time when it opens its coming season with a world premiere — covering that bet considering that the new work is by acclaimed composer Jake Heggie (Dead Man Walking) ... The opera will include a performance by eight dancers from the Urban Bush Women in their HGO debut ... Houston Grand Opera.

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